Note : High amount of hiss and background noise makes voices difficult to hear, especially on Part 2. Description : S. Ward Woody was a local cattleman and a Kern County official, who died in 2001 at age 88. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) . Topics: californialightandsound, Ranching--California--History Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Description : Recollections of Pearl Williams Budke, date of birth unknown. Stories include early life the Owens Valley with Mother Clara Goodale, a Bishop Paiute and Grandfather George Symmes of Independence. Also included, stories of growing up at Fort Independence, Manzanar War Relocation Center, experiences as a child with public education, Coso Hot Springs, Saline Valley, the Goodale family, teaching Paiute children, and Owens Valley Paiute plants, medicines, ranching, and farming. Call... Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Indians of North America--California,... Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Part 1 begins abruptly and audio cuts out from 00:30:32 to 00:30:44. Beginning of part 2 has about a minute of overlapping content with the end of part 1. Part 2 ends abruptly. Description : Oral interview with Vernon Miller, born March 26, 1927, in the Old Indian Camp near Lone Pine, California. Mr. Miller talks about the history and culture of the Owens Valley Paiute, specific to Fort Independence, including the Paiute's forced march to Fort Tejon in 1863 and the Owens Valley Indian... Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Indians of North America--California, Indians,... Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Arleah and Justin Fields are contemporary Vaqueros. Source : 5 Tapes of 5: MiniDV Call Number : F855.2.S75 F54 2003; IAL.0093 AUTRY Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Autry National Center Institute of the American West. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder.... Topics: Vaqueros--California, Cowboys--California, Hispanic Americans--California--History, Cattle...
Description : Recollections of Joy Anderson's family life of early days in the Owens Valley, ranchers and ranches in the Lone Pine/southern Inyo area, including the Van Dyke Ranch, McCall Ranch, and Lucas Ranch, cattle drives and roundups in the Eastern Sierra, local Paiute Indian life and stories, teaching and education in the Owens Valley, film industry in the 1920s, and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Call Number : 2014_CAVPP_.19.1-2 OH 81 Rights : Rights are owned by the... Topics: californialightandsound, Agriculture--California, Cattle trade--California, Ranch life--California,... Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Oral interview with Jim Bud Cashbaugh, born 1921, Owens Valley. Stories related to early ranching history in Owens Valley in Inyo County and Long Valley in Mono County, the Cashbaugh Ranch, changes in the agriculture and livestock industry, and the the Watterson Brothers scandal and collapse of the Inyo County Bank, in relation to the Owens Valley and City of Los Angeles Depratment of Water and Power water controversy. Call Number : 2014_CAVPP_.23.1-2 Rights : Rights are owned by... Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Cattle trade--California, Agriculture--California,... Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Heavy distortion from 00:1:40 - 00:02:00 followed by silence/static from 00:02:10 - 00:02:20 in part 1. Description : Recollections by Jim Birchim, born September 3, 1923, resident of Round Valley, Bishop and Big Pine. Included are stories related to early days at Birchim Ranch in Round Valley and ranching in Owens Valley, mining in the Eastern Sierra, packing and packers of the Eastern Sierra, specifically Mammoth Lakes area, tourists and resorts at Tom's Place and Mammoth Lakes, and... Topics: californialightandsound, Agriculture--California, California, Eastern,... Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette